Extending HCONE-Merge by Approximating the Intended Meaning of Ontology Concepts Iteratively

  • George A. Vouros
  • Konstantinos Kotis
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3532)


A central aspect of HCONE-merge is the mapping of ontology concepts to a hidden intermediate ontology by uncovering the intended meaning of concepts. Such a mapping is realized by a semantic morphism from ontology concepts to WordNet senses. Extending methods that have already been proposed, this paper proposes an iterative algorithm for approximating the intended meanings of ontology concepts in a fully automated way. Results from numerous experiments are thoroughly described and conclusions are drawn.


Wrong Mapping Latent Semantic Analysis Semantic Space Intended Meaning Lexical Semantic Indexing 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • George A. Vouros
    • 1
  • Konstantinos Kotis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information & Communications Systems EngineeringUniversity of the AegeanKarlovassi, SamosGreece

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